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Scoop Today - Easter Weekend Top 20

The top 20 rating items on Scoop over the Easter Break were...

1: Scoop Images: White Island Erupts!

Wow! White Island of the coast of the Bay of Plenty is now erupting and sprewing ash as far away as Whakatane. The crater lake has turned bright yellow.... these pictures were taken by scientists from the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Science ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00067.htm


2: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring

The following pictures show the inside of the set for the town of Bree from the Lord of The Rings Trilogy which began shooting in New Zealand yesterday under the direction of Peter Jackson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00053.htm


3: Scoop Images: Liv Meets Some Smokin' Ringwraiths

The following pictures - supplied to Scoop anonymously - show actress Liv Tyler in action during the shooting of some scenes for the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. The pictures were taken in the South Island near Wanaka.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0001/S00027.htm


4: Scoop Archive: NewsRoom ANZAC Day

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/65/e4/199804251159.e530a6.html


5: Nelson Global Protest against the WTO

Street theatre in Trafalgar Street, Nelson is scheduled to commence at mid-day on Tuesday 30th November starting from Wakatu Sq. and going up Trafalgar St to the 1903 site.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9911/S00116.htm


6: Reports Damn Legislation – Says Prebble

The critical reports from Treasury on the Employment Relations Bill back up feedback from employers in New Zealand's main centres, ACT leader Richard Prebble said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00305.htm


7: Scoop Images: Wellywood's Favourite Starlet

Movie star Liv Tyler takes a break from a hectic schedule of filming for the Lord of the Rings trilogy earlier this year for a spot of shopping on Wellington's Willis St - photo Kevin Stent of the Sunday Star Times.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00023.htm


8: Context.Co.Nz - Updated News In Context

General News The Bubble Has Just Begun to Burst . The worst day & the worst week on NASDAQ in history. Go Are the Tech Stocks bouncing back? Go It’s not cricket!! Go Who cares? Go We could have the leisure society if we wanted it. World Affairs ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00069.htm


9: Scoop Images: ANZAC Day In East Timor

New Zealand serviceman in East Timor commemorated ANZAC day with traditional dawn parades in Dili, Suai and in the Company field locations. This ANZAC day was of special significance for those attending the parades in East Timor as, once again, New Zealand ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00070.htm


10: Shared parenting as a divisive political football

Last night I was stopped from speaking and asked to leave at a public meeting on Shared Parenting dominated by the Act MP Muriel Newman.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00093.htm


11: Inflation: A Decrease In The Value Of Money?

This month the latest inflation rate was announced two days before the scheduled announcement by the Reserve Bank to increase the OCR (official cash [interest] rate) to 6%. The CPI inflation rise, 0.7% for the period from mid-November to mid-February, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00065.htm


12: Scoop Archive: Education News: Sport - there's no escaping it.

Then, we had the Rugby World Cup with its bleary-eyed, post-match mornings, and those staffroom sweepstakes inevitably won by someone who thought a flanker was part of a horse.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/2f/d7/199911031041.59e231e1.html


13: ‘A Living Mural’ & One Woman ‘Frida’ Show

With VIVA LA VIDA moving into its final week, City Gallery Wellington presents a week of events beginning after the Easter Break. The Ambassador of Mexico, a Maori actress playing Frida Kahlo, and a group of musicians will all feature at the gallery.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0004/S00042.htm


14: Open Letter to New Zealanders

This first ANZAC Day of the new millennium allows us to acknowledge and remember those who fought for freedom, to honour those who lost their lives doing so and to learn the lessons of history so we don’t repeat them.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00289.htm


15: PM Speech At Official State Dinner Turkey

It is an honour for me to be the first New Zealand Prime Minister to make an official visit to Turkey. I thank the Turkish Government for the warmth of the welcome we have received.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00301.htm


16: Scoop Images: Secret Police Caught In The Act!

The following message comes from the a16-international-planning list serve,it concerns a photo a protestor took of a man in plain-clothes who was beating him – quite a startling image. Initially the protestor thought it was an incident in road-rage. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00063.htm


17: Fletcher Challenge Forests Share Price

AUCKLAND, 20 April 2000 – In response to the 14 cent increase in the price of the Fletcher Challenge Forests share, to 80 cents, over the past two days, the Chief Executive Officer of Fletcher Challenge Limited, Mr Michael Andrews, advised the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0004/S00133.htm


18: Fight Not Over On Lowering Drinking Age

New Zealand First MP Ron Mark has slammed other Christchurch MPs for voting to lower the drinking age from twenty to eighteen last night, but warns that the fight is not over.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9907/S00569.htm


19: Rialto Film Club

If you can translate this text message into proper English, then you could win one of two Vodafone Prepay mobiles:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0004/S00038.htm


20: Scoop Images: LOTR Preview Highlights (2)

At the weekend the official LOTR website http://lordoftherings.net broadcast a two minute preview from the movie. The preview is attracting unprecedented internet attention.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0004/S00016.htm

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